Passenger Pigeon: Profile View with Shadow
Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman, professor of Zoology at the University of Chicago.
Image ID: 32610
Creation Date: 1896
Creator Name: Hubbard, J. G.
Collection Name: Passenger Pigeon Specimen Photographs, 1896
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 2807
Original Dimensions: 4 x 4.5 inches
From the former collection of Frank M. Chapman, former Curator of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History, New York. Note on the back of 5 x 4 inch duplicate reads, "This is a very perfect specimen of the adult female."
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